ARMCO

PO Box 21073, Spruceland RPO, Prince George, BC  V2M7A5 

Phone 250-562-6699   Fax  250-596-6982    armco1@shaw.ca

Please note the new phone and fax numbers :)

Used Guns (and neat stuff :) For Sale

July 29, 2014

 

As part of our sort-of retirement plans, transfer of the ARMCO Repair/Custom work to Clarence at his new shop - Bumblbee Custom Machine - www.bcm-guns.ca - has now happened and he is up and running and continuing to put out some awfully nice work.

Sales at ARMCO will of course continue, and even grow, with lots more cool stuff arriving all the time.  We will be cooperating on warranty and other work, and there will be a lot of traffic between our two shops for the foreseeable future  :)

Armco's revised drop-in/visiting hours are working well!  Wednesday from 1:00 to 3:00, at least for now, plus Saturday 9-12 and 1-3 gives us those times to visit, and talk.  It has turned out to be a highlight of my week.  As before if you're traveling through we can make other arrangements  :)  We still take a break from answering the phone on Tuesdays and Thursdays and that has really upped productivity, too!   Thanks, guys!!  (and ladies:)

 

 

All Prices are in Canadian Dollars and Note!  No foreign (including US) sales - sorry!     Used Guns are all subject to a one week inspection period.  Return prepaid for full refund if not satisfied.

We will also sell your handgun or long gun for a 15% commission (or $50, whichever is higher).  We need it here for inspection before accepting for sale.   Call or email for details.

 

  Shipping and Tax extra (unless otherwise indicated) - Tax is 5 and 7% in BC, HST wherever it is in force, 5% GST elsewhere.       Shipping usually in the $20 to $50 range with  full insurance depending on where you are and the value of the gun....  Long guns in a new hard case - add $24

You may notice the line-up below changes constantly.  Sales have been brisk and a lot of guns don't even make it to this page.   If you have a special item you are looking for, let me know and I'll contact you as soon as something likely shows up.  Well over half of the guns I get have a home already picked out :)

Click on images to enlarge - I usually have lots more pics of the guns below, so just ask!  AND trade-ins almost always welcome

 
BTW, we have come across at least one Norc 1911 loose enough that on firing it was letting the slide back half the length of the case - riding over the top of the barrel hood without linking down.  A blow-back 45! It was jamming there every shot otherwise it would have kept on.  This is a case blow-out waiting to happen - maybe something to consider for those who ask "why pay more for an ARMCO-tightened and tuned Norc?"  It did ruin both the barrel and slide...
 
On the way:  , A lovely Belgian BHP , a nice a 6" Stainless 45 Para "Super Hawg" - (on hold - Andy), another S&W Model 17 in 22LR (on hold - Al), Beretta 950B in 22 short, a S&W Model 34 in 38 Special (prohib also), a High Standard 22LR Supermatic, a nice Ruger Mark 2 target 22, an S&W Model 622 22LR, a lovely 6" Ruger GP100 stainless...

Now here...A brand new Benelli Nova and an almost new Ruger SR22, a 110 round drum magazine for 10-22 and SR-22  (Sold), a Winchester Model 97 professionally tuned and set up for Cowboy action...

 

Restricted Handguns: 
Tra-La!  Just had my friend Chris do up my 9mm STI Spartan in Cerakote.  Love it!  Feels very smooth and everything went together great. Prices for the coatings are $125 on a stripped gun, $190 for a complete one, and there are lots of colours available...... 
As-new Jericho Model 941 in 45 (really a Baby Eagle on steroids  :)  Case, 2 mags, cleaning rod - $549 - trades?
This is a lovely, tuned here, stainless AMT Government Model 45 Auto.  One of the early, good ones, and now quite rare, this gun has a fabulous trigger pull, fixed sights, target trigger, nice walnut grips, extended safety, slide stop and mag release.   2 mags.   Now $599 - trades?   One year warranty  :) 
This is a really exceptional 357!  A 6" S&W 586-1 that has had no more than a box or two of 38's through it.  Almost flawless, these are getting very tough to find, and virtually impossible in this condition.  You can get a new one for $849 with its MIM internals, built-in trigger lock and cheap grips  :)  This one is $899, and well worth it - trades?
Here is a "Canadian Version" 107mm S&W 686 set up here for IPSC competition and is totally ready to take on even the Grand Master Class!  Let's see - Clarence's superb trigger job and smoothing, green fiber optic front sight, custom exotic wood grips with grip tape in the right places, built-in trigger lock removed (these have been known to lock up the gun by themselves) - moon clip conversion with chambers lightly beveled.  This gun has about 2000 rounds through it, then the owner got tired of constantly winning and switched to one of our Shadows and Production Division ew challenge.  This revolver has to be handled and shot to be believed - the DA pull is above 6 lbs but you wouldn't think so!  You can of course still single-load ammo or use speedloaders if you want to avoid loading and unloading moon clips.  Comes with 6 moon clips - more available as soon as I find them  :)  Almost $400 spent on this revolver over the new price ($899) - $1049 - trades?
Springfield XD Tactical 45 with 2 mags - these are, I feel, a significant upgrade from the glock pistols, with a longer barrel, better trigger, and a much better grip feel.  This one shows very little use - Now $449 - trades?
Saying this is special doesn't even start to do it justice.  I have never seen an example this nice of a 1903 Pocket Model Colt 38 "Rimless Smokeless" in a museum or book.  Also known as the Model 1903 Pocket Hammer .38, much scarcer than the 6" military models, this is a 4.5", made in 1917, with a shorter grip and magazine than the more common military model.  Has been fired, but likely less than a box, and handling wear is extremely light, with a perfect bore and internals.  Ammo - .38 ACP, NOT 38 Super - is still readily available..Now $2190 - trades welcome.
Another one of my own I've been saving - a centerfire Lefaucheux that is common as a pinfire, rarely see in the centerfire version - Appears to be a Swedish military revolver in 11mm - likely an experimental one as it has no Swedish markings.  It definitely qualifies as an Antique and just needs to be de-registered.  Actually in pretty nice condition, with a lot of original finish remaining, good chambers, some pitting in the strongly-rifled .429 bore, definitely NOT an ARMCO trigger pull.  Everything original, and works well.  It would take 44 Russian rounds if loaded (lightly) with black powder, but this is not a bear gun!  $600 no tax  :)
 Rimfire Handguns:
This Star 22 auto is old-school, with the front sight adjustable for elevation and the rear for windage.  Tight, solid and very accurate, 1 magazine - $269  - trades?
 
 
Prohibs:
 
You'll never see another like this - test-fired-only Colt 38 Special Diamondback.  I defy you to find a blemish anywhere.   Gorgeous Hogue exotic (Pao Ferro) grips plus the originals, which are perfect - $899 - trades?
And this 4" Python is nicer yet - one-owner, unfired, original box and papers with the 1983 registration papers.  Has 2 pairs of Hogue exotic (Pao Ferro and Rosewood) grips and a rubber set (in case he ever decided to go shooting with it) as well as the mint factory ones, six HKS Speedloaders and the Safariland belt clips for them - $1790 - Trades?
Lovely S&W Model 34 22LR "Kit Gun" so named for the Americans' popular carrying of them in their fishing tackle boxes (we never could in Canada  :)  These are getting rare!  now $319 - trades?
This is a rare Beretta -Model 19 in 25ACP, and it is in perfect working order!  Not a lot of finish left, but complete and functional, one original magazine, these are so much fun to shoot - now $159 - trades? 
 
 
This 12(6) Romanian-issued Beretta 1934 is in 380 (or 9 Scurt as marked on the slide). Dated 1941, it carries the "CM" marking on the frame.  Has survived very nicely - original magazine - now $249 - trades?
 Some of my own - no tax... all these are 12(6) Prohibs...
These Basque autos are Spanish-made and actually shoot rather well.  I used to own a .32 many years ago and recall it as being a decent shooter.  Not of the same quality as a PPK, naturally, but very usable.  This one is in .380 and is a little more serious than the .32's. Box, 2 mags...now $149 - Trades?

One of my own, so no tax  :)  A nice 1950's Colt "357 Magnum" - the forerunner of the Python - basically a Python without the ribbed barrel - this one has the target sights, flared hammer and trigger -  now $399 - trades?  I can vouch for the accuracy and lovely action of this one as it remained my favourite for many years, shooting only 38 Special target ammo, until I got my S&W Model 627...  I am partial to S&W's, what can I say   :)

MAB Modele R - a 32acp French pistol very close to the Model D that is the common civilian version, but patterned more for military use, with an exposed hammer and lanyard ring.  Very few of these were made as the army went to 9mm,  and today it is much rarer than the D series..small crack in the right grip by the top screw, lovely bore and internals  Now $199 - no tax 
Two Webleys I don't shoot any more- the first one is a 3" Mark III 38 revolver (Sherlock Holmes era) that is very special. 95% finish, internals as-new, grips 95%+, top strap engraved with the Scottish importer's name and address(es).  The slightly larger one is a commercial Webley in 38S&W also, approx 1930's, and in remarkable condition.  NOT a wartime model!    Now Small 38-$400, Large 38 - $200,  - I'll consider trades...
This is a lovely 380 Beretta Model 1934 that I had Jim Ford restore for me a while back  because I am fascinated by 380's - and because this Beretta fits my hand so well.  Shoots great, looks good, not original, but so what? I hear Mussolini used to own this one - well, one like it  :)  now $250 no tax  :)
 
LONG GUNS: 
Sample only - not for sale - this is a 10-22 (Archangel-kitted) my Cerakote guy did up in OD.  Looks great  :)  Prices on long guns = Complete $225, stripped $160...
A real find for Marlin collectors and anyone who appreciates old time quality!  This take-down 1954 Model 39A is totally original (the aperture sight was added but we still have the original rear sight). There is a tiny bruise in the forestock wood but I had to manipulate the camera a lot to show it  :)  This oldie is very smooth and tight - about 100 rounds through it.  $899 - trades?
Here is a real find - a Sako Model 995 (the hunting version of the fabulous TRG Sniper rifle) in 338 Win Mag.  Bushnell 3200 in 3-9, sling, dies, 3 boxes of new Winchester Fail-Safe for local buyers, 175 empties - $1190 - trades?  Once you cycle the bolt on this one, you're hooked!  It is sooo smooth  :)
Swedish quality!  This Husky model H-5000 is chambered in 7mm Remington Magnum and wears a Bushnell 4-16 scope for those long shots.  Yes, you can buy a new plastic gun for less (including flimsy mounts and rings and a really cheap scope, but do I want one?  No!!!)  Bore and action very nice, includes open sights, too - $549 - trades?  On hold - Terry  :)
Now this is rare - and nice!  A Remington Model 4 Rolling Block take-down model in 25 rimfire - my very first real rifle was a Stevens Favorite in 25!  Expensive to shoot compared to the 22's, even in 1954  :)  I learned to make every shot count!  This one is the "Boy's Rifle" and would be very shootable for someone with a few boxes of ammo stashed away  :) $990 - trades?    Now $700 - no tax includes 100 rds ammo worth $200.
And... Neat stuff!!
Here is a NIB Tru-Glo sight set (Tritium plus fiber-optic so a night and day set-up  :) for the Kimber 1911 $80
The parts only - no receiver  :(   This is one of the AP-80 22LR AK47 look-alikes that the RC MP says are prohibs.  If they want the receiver, fine, but they're only getting that  :)   It was registered as non-restricted and they can't put it into 12(5), although they won't leave it as non-restricted either.    HMMM.       I want $200 for all but the receiver - would make a great Krinker Plinker.  I'm sure you can figure out how to mount the pieces on your 10-22...
40 Beretta model 96 mags - original factory pinned regular-capacity mags - $40 each
Recognize this?  Aha! Savage 64  22LR Semi Auto Rifle, among others...  $10 plus shipping...
And now we have both small and full-size Fake suppressors for AR's - the new larger ones can be re-treaded to larger sizes as well (the small one can not)  $79 and $249
Still some Norc and Spartan slides, frames and barrels... see "guns in parts" section.... one new Norc Commander frame...
Building an AR?  Here we go -   A2 grip with bolt - $15.  Colt Large diameter pin - $20.  Trigger guard - $8.  Safety - $10.  Trigger/hammer group - $45.  Mag release - $12.  Bolt release - $10.  New bolt carrier - $100..
Lovely NC Ordnance "Ivory" grips for a Colt Officer's model and copies - New - $40
Norc P22 grips - (fit P226 SIG too)  $5
Tokarev parts - in this case brand new Chinese pieces. Frame with Mag. catch and trigger - $60.  Slide - $80.   Hammer/sear group complete - $40
Got a compact Tanfoglio or Witness - or one with the magwell?  These exotic wood grips are lovely (and unused) but won't fit the standard model - $60
Another set for the Compact model - $10
New stock grips that actually feel pretty good - for a Baby Eagle - $20
Want to try your hand at checkering?  How about building your own design with a wood-burning kit?  These are lovely smooth hardwood grips off new STI GI models - $25/pair
Stock SIG P226 grips - as-new, perfect for making that older Norinco NP22 feel sooo much nicer - $25  Still looking for them...
FNP 45 mag - $40
Stock M4 hand guard - brand new - $20
 Want to to mount a light or laser on your 1911 - and a lot of similar guns?  These rails easily mount to your dust shield, with the screws on the inside, so all you do is drill two small holes and countersink them...$49... 0r $89 installed on your gun - we have lots now  :) 
We just made up a bunch of Armco Squib Rods.  Top quality brass shaft with a swaged-on alloy cap.   - if you don't have one, you will need it sooner or later.  We know you'd never load a case without powder but your friends will  :)  $25 - specify caliber... 

This is a  "Four-Star"Ed Brown compensator - currently in 40/10mm, but we'll ream to 45 if wanted - $80  needs a 5.5" threaded barrel with .575" x 40 pi threads.

   
Guns sold or on Hold  
   
Belgian Browning Hi-Power 9mm with the old style extractor and Pachmayr grips.  Absolutely lovely with an Armco trigger job, one magazine - $890 - trades?  On hold, awaiting the Estate paperwork  :)
This Walther P38 9mm pistol is the post-war police model and appears almost unused.  Lovely bore and internals, one magazine,   $399 - trades?  On hold, same reason :)  
This Beretta 7.65 (32ACP caliber) Model 1935 is all original, and sports the familiar plum coloured slide (very hard steel)  $250 - no tax, trades considered  :) On hold  :)  
S&W 12(6) Model 10-5 in 38 Special is a 4" (12(6) Prohib in lovely shape - custom grips - a wonderful shooter - $279 - trades?  Sold - Danny  :)  
These Star Model SI .32ACP pistols were made between 1944 and 1983 and this one is exceptional, with original Military/Police holster and matching serial numbered magazine plus a spare (different number).  Shows very little if any use - no German markings. This pistol is a locked-breech (1911 type) action and is about 3/4 the size of a 1911... $349 - trades?  Sold - Gagandeep  :)  
This is an ARMCO custom S&W Model 19-4 fitted with a new 6" Target heavy underlug barrel in 38 Special (this gun can of course safely fire 357 Magnum as well). Tuned and ready, this revolver is smoooth!  $649 - trades?  Sold  :)  
Lovely used (almost new) Girsan 9mm .  This is a very nice Turkish "Beretta 92", and all the pieces I've tried interchange.  Comes with Beretta M9 mags (2).  Well under 500 rounds - $399 trades?  Sold - Jeff  :)  
Here is a 40 S&W tricked-out NP40 Norinco (pretty well an exact copy of the CZ75) - this one is tuned and Ceracoated - one of my favourite finishes - and sports exotic wood grips and a Dawson fiber optic front sight.  2 mags, test fired only - $449 - trades? On  hold - Steve  :)  
This one is an early (Covington CA) AMT Hardballer in 45 Auto and appears and feels original.  Adjustable target sights and trigger, extended controls, lovely grips, 2- 8 round stainless mags (not original), shows little use - Now $699 - trades?  One year warranty  :)  Sold - Steve  :)
Here is a really lovely late fifties 12(6) S&W Model 10 with the 4" barrel and "SPM" in front of the serial number - Montreal City Police -  has been professionally refinished in my opinion, but very nicely... shows very little use as I would expect  :) now  $299 - trades?  On hold - Mario  :)  
 
 
   
 
Maverick by Mossberg 12 gauge (2 3/4" and 3") Riot gun with custom pistol grip stock.  Almost unfired - $249 - trades?  Sold, Rob  :)
Very nice tricked out .223 DPMS Model A15, lovely light and crisp trigger, RRA forend with full length top rail plus side rails at the front only, 20" match barrel, telescoping stock, one 20/5 mag.  Shows very few rounds - $1290 - trades?  -  on hold - Mike  :)  
An as-new tuned STI Spartan lower - set up for 9mm (can be set up for 40 or 45)  Now $399 complete with slide stop and magazine ..  SOLD  :)  
Lovely Sig Sauer Mosquito 22LR pistol.  This is the Special version with the target style barrel, case, 2 mags - very low mileage -    $379 - trades?  Sold, Perry  :)  
Nice Russian SKS in 7.62x39 - a few handling marks and attached bayonet - Blocked mag and nice bore - $199 - trades?  Sold, Rob  :)  
As-new (150 rounds only) Glock 17 Gen 3.5 9mm pistol.  Comes with it all - 2 mags, loader, lock, case, papers.  Bought last month for $749 -   $599 - trades?  Gone, Ian  :)  
This neat older Ruger 44 Magnum carbine shows use but barrel and action very nice.  These are great shooting short-range deer and bear guns but being semi-auto require JHP full power ammo.  $599 - Trades?  Sold - Mitch :)